A Tabriz carpet, North West Persia, wool on cotton foundation
Description: the tangerine field with a central ivory lobed medallion, blue spandrels, all with meandering flowering vines, within an ivory palmette, flower head and meandering vine border
Size: 11′ x 8′ Ft.
Age: last Quarter 20th century
Weave: hand knotted
condition: normal age appropriate wear, very good for it’s age
A Tabriz rug/carpet is a type in the general category of Iranian carpets from the city of Tabriz, the capital city of East Azarbaijan Province in north west of Iran. It is one of the oldest rug weaving centres and makes a huge diversity of types of carpets. Tabriz has been a large and worldwide famous carpet making centre exporting carpets to the Western world already from the 16th century onwards. It played a significant role in development the rich traditions of the decorative and applied arts.